Launched over two years ago, Revolut is a completely different company tothe fintech start-up establish in July 2015. It has drastically expanded in both size and resource, with offices across the globe and an ambitious plan to revolutionise the financial industry by offering a faster, slicker, cheaper and more accessible way to handle finances.
IoT, or the Internet of Things, is the power behind digital transformation. The applications and interconnectivity of devices could encourage a more efficient and costly way of running things, therefore, it is no wonder that Business Insider predicts that business spending will reach $6 trillion dollars by 2020.
A guest blog by Jeff Lyall, Marketing Director at Smart Money People. Smart Money People is the UK’s #1 financial services review and insight platform.
As an industry, fashion is influenced by the past, present and future. Whilst it’s collections can vary from classical renaissance silhouettes to futuristic space age jumpsuits, the fashion industry always looks to emerging tech to find innovative trend-setting ways to promote and display their products. Most recently, London-based Burberry have introduced an augmented reality feature to their app, aiming to create a more immersive experience for its users by allowing them to digitally decorate their surroundings using Burberry-inspired drawings by artist Danny Sangra.
There is no denying the impact emerging technologies has across all industry sectors. Emerging technologies are transforming both industry practise and customer expectations, allowing for seamless purchasing and immersive experiences.
ARKit and ARCore will undoubtedly be a key catalyst in pushing augmented reality into the mass market. AR presents immense opportunities within gaming, with 2017 seeing a wave of innovations within AR gaming. Following the announcement of iOS11, a collection of high profile brands and franchises backed the software by unveiling apps that harness the potential within AR. This is only the beginning however, Heather Bellini of Goldman Sachs Research has forecast the AR and VR industry to be worth $80 billion by 2025, and this is evidenced in the potential of AR to disrupt almost every sector.
With Google’s latest announcement of ARCore, augmented reality (AR) is set to storm the market sooner than we think. Both Google and Apple releasing AR software means there is likely to be a wave of AR apps following the success of Pokémon Go, and delving into the potential of augmented reality.
With businesses and services looking to transform their digital strategy and implement new technologies and software to improve their services, the cyber threat is becoming an evermore present threat to company and personal computers.
Criminals are no longer using the attacks to demand just money. Political statements and aims of disruption are behind some attacks, with healthcare and finance becoming a high profile target.
The benefits of artificial intelligence are undeniable. With the technology becoming more sophisticated, experts are seeking new ways AI can be implemented within all elements of society, including education, finance and even healthcare. However, there are very prominent concerns regarding the sophistication of the tech and how much impact they will have.
Topics: Digital Transformation